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How can an acquirer value a physician practice
without including the value of patient referrals? Usually through one or more
high-level valuation approaches.
Virginia Mason saves local employers healthcare costs by reducing unnecessary treatments and needless referrals to specialists.
Skilled nursing facilities that participated in an INTERACT quality improvement project experienced a 17 percent year-over-year reduction in hospital admissions.
South Carolina hospital leaders are joining forces with payers, clinics, churches, and others in a community effort to improve population health.
AtlantiCare's Special Care Center has implemented several practices that have helped patients manage their chronic illnesses.
Baylor Health Care System believes that an accountable care organization (ACO) should start with a conviction that every aspect of the organization should be devoted to serving patients.
Partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Chester County Hospital has proved to be a win-win business affiliation for both organizations.
Several factors, including hospital-physician alignment, have contributed to a successful integration effort between St. Luke's Hospital and Cardiologists L.C.
A physician practice management firm worked with Cardiologists L.C. (CLC) to make several changes and improvements in the following four areas: organizational, patient and physician relations, culture, and operations.
Under effective alignment, physicians are highly engaged in hospital strategies for improving quality, creating operating efficiencies, and ensuring financial viability.
Montefiore Medical Center has created an integrated system of care in the Bronx for its primarily low-income patients. Four factors in Montefiore’s success: primary care and chronic disease management, access to high-quality specialty and hospital care, targeted care management, and robust health IT.
Horizon BCBSNJ provides medical groups with extensive operational and financial support, including a paid nurse to coordinate the care of high-risk patients, a care coordination fee, and shared savings payments.
Several years of physician and community outreach have improved the transparency of Beatrice Community Hospital's care delivery and finances, directly contributing to an improved reputation and measureable savings.
There are revenue opportunities hidden in the healthcare reform law for strong, nimble hospitals and health systems that can demonstrate strong quality and financial performance.
Many healthcare providers have begun to form partnerships to position themselves for success in the new era of reform.
As the transition to a value-based payment and care delivery system accelerates, more providers will consider taking the plunge into population health management.
Hospital finance leaders should be prepared to act quickly and decisively when considering new partnerships with insurers and physicians.
Learn three critical questions healthcare CFOs and other leaders should ask when developing a physician compensation plan.
A freestanding community hospital in the suburbs of a major metropolitan area considers the relative merits of remaining independent in a market that is in the midst of consolidation frenzy.
Hospital board members and other leaders should consider market characteristics, base salaries and incentives, and the structure of the compensation package when developing a physician compensation plan.
Leaders at two small health systems that plan to merge consider what their strategic priorities should be to ensure the new organization's success.
Healthcare reform will result in more consolidation and integration among hospitals, reversing a recent trend in which hospitals tended to stay away from such transactions.
Hospitals need effective policies for discharging homeless patients, who, without such policies, would likely soon return to the emergency department only to be readmitted as inpatients.
For integration among hospitals, physicians, and other providers to be successful, healthcare leaders should address eight competencies in executing an effective integration strategy.
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